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Lush Tropical Garden Overlooking The Beach SUMMER 2016 SPECIAL

Bedrooms Studio
Space 300 sq. ft.
Property type studio
Minimum Stay 1 - 3 nights


About the property

Studio, 1 Bathroom, Sleeps 3

Pleased to announce our new << SkyPool>> third floor dipping pool overlooking the sea. Tropical hardwoods accent this new modern clean apartment with interior tropical garden shower, king size bed, a/c, cable, WiFi, kitchenette. Explore the hammock in the dune garden before strolling to the village square 5 minutes away for fun shopping and good eating....including our own Cafe Layla. We also have a salon for hair and healthy living services, 5 types of massage, acupuncture, reflexology. In the evenings, we offer short classes in language, local ecology, local history, and Buddhism and meditation..... Ask about our sensational cenote day tour. Come try a learning vacation between beach time...!

Robin Brown
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french, spanish
Response time:
Within a day
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 10, 2017

About Robin Brown

Finished building the guesthouse from the ground up in August 2013......lot purchased in 2006, and started construction in August 2012 - happily not a disagreeable experience as it turned completed and open since August 2013. I love sharing this wonderful area with visitors....

Robin Brown purchased this studio in 2013

Why Robin Brown chose Quintana Roo

Layla is located in the oldest part of town, Barrio SoMo, including the oldest port in the Yucatan, Mayan Artesan Market, and many restaurants and shops.

What makes this studio unique

Layla is the only place in town where you can swing in a hammock, have your hair done, eat fresh world cuisine, and learn a bit of Mayan, or local ecology to appreciate your surroundings more...... Enjoy!


Puerto Morelos Studio Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • studio
  • floor 1
  • Guests provide their own meals
  • Housekeeper Optional
Floor Area:
  • 300 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy: 3
  • non smoking only ...
  • pets considered
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Downtown ...
  • Ocean View
  • Village ...
  • Water View ...
  • Adventure
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Telephone ...
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Kitchen
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • Tropical rain shower in covered interior garden
  • Studio, Sleeps 3
  • King size bed with desk nook overlooking interior tropical garden
  • Books
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Deck / Patio
  • Lawn / Garden
  • Outdoor Grill
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Massage
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • coin laundry
  • festivals
  • library
  • marina
  • nude beach
  • playground
  • reefs
  • restaurants
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • eco tourism
  • gambling casinos
  • horseback riding
  • photography
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • basketball court
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • pier fishing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • swimming
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Layla is perfect for a learning vacation, if some of our learning center classes interest you...languages including Mayan, local ecology, local and Mayan history, Buddhism and meditation, juicing and healthy lifestyles , and more.....We also offer a tour to the most amazing underground cave cenote....a private viewing where you are looking back 500,000+ years in time!

Learn more about this vacation rental at the owner's website:


Wonderful! 4.8/5 -
(19 traveler reviews)

Lush Tropical Garden Overlooking The Beach SUMMER 2016 SPECIAL
average rating of 4.8421054 based on 19 reviews

Leave the hustle and bustle behind....

  • 5 of 5

Can't say enough about Layla's and Robin and Steve and Raquel and chef Lucas and Carlos. Truly home away from home. The simplicity of life here is intoxicating. Morning coffee and ocean breeze and excellent food at Layla's cafe a few steps outside your door. Guesthouse is comfortable and you feel like you're in a jungle away from everything but yet the town is a short walk away for more great food and wonderful people. So much history and culture to learn and appreciate. I thought I lost my phone at the beach and was totally disconnected for several days....little did I know it was meant to be to further enjoy and appreciate this time away. Ironically I found it In my favorite hammock lounge area behind our guesthouse which is where my husband and I spent many quiet evenings. We loved the pool with the waterfall sound overlooking to the beautiful beach also. I could go on and on...five star rating! Cheers to Layla's!!!

Oh and I can't forget Lola and Rio... ; )

  • Submitted: Apr 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: You two were so appreciative of what we are trying to do really got it and shared your thoughts.... Such a positive vibe coming from you both !!!
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Beautiful, relaxing week with awesome food at Layla Guesthouse

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I enjoyed our week in Puerto Morelos and Layla Guesthouse tremendously! Robin and Steve are very gracious and helpful hosts. The room was very comfortable and had everything we needed. The food at the cafe is excellent - can't go wrong with anything on the menu, although we recommend the watermelon/mint and lemon/mint juices, any of the egg dishes and the BoBun. The Mayan Culture and Ceynote Tour was a great way to spend a day walking through the jungle and walking through and swimming in beautiful caves. And we had the clean, beautiful beach, mere steps away, felt like our own private beach. Although the property is only a few short blocks from the town square, it was quiet and restful. Exactly what we were looking for!

  • Submitted: Mar 19, 2017
  • Stayed: Mar 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

A great place to start our trip. Rooms very spacious and environment very chilled and friendly wish we could have spent more time and done yoga on the rooftop while watching the sunset.

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2016
  • Stayed: Oct 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
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Eat fabulous food, sleep in peaceful beauty, arrive as a guest. and leave as a friend...

  • 5 of 5

Robin and Steve know what you want, and they provide it!! Several studio suites, charmingly and creatively decorated inside. and surrounded by lush local flora to be enjoyed outside, at Layla Guesthouse, all of your senses will be indulged and contented. Lukas, the chef, provides great food, lovingly prepared, and if what you want is not on the menu, he is happy to accomodate you. If you are someone that appreciates that special ambience, that only those with a gift for hospitality can provide, look no further. You will arrive as a guest, and leave as a friend.

Sherry and Joe from Vancouver BC 31/07/2016.

  • Submitted: Jul 31, 2016
  • Stayed: Jul 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Howdy Friend !! Thanks for the write-up, you guys were a real pleasure to host ! Looking forward to hearing about your re-entry there and possible return down our way ??? Drop us a line .... Cheers !
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Wonderful Stay!!

  • 5 of 5

My boyfriend and I wanted to take a week to relax and enjoy some diving and beach time. Neither of us have been to PM before but couldn't have been happier with the trip. We stayed in the Sol studio, which was spacious and had great features such as indoor and outdoor spaces, kitchen, etc so we felt like we were at home. The guesthouse in its entirety is quite beautiful too. The third floor sky pool overlooks the school and gorgeous beach. The onsite cafe is delicious and convenient as well (definitely try the juices!). I arrived a few days ahead of my bf and was worried the heat in PM was going to be too toasty, but the breeze and beachside location did the trick! We were very comfortable. The location is great as well, just a short walk to the main square and a ton of shops and restaurants. The beach is just across the street, so getting to the dock for diving or walking to beach front clubs for the day was very convenient. What made the trip even better was getting to Layla's owners, Robin and Steve. They were very inviting and informative, stopping to engage in whatever conversation we were discussing from questions on where to go to eat, history, current events in the town, and sharing their backgrounds as well. We took an amazing Tour with Robin on the last day, which took us to a cenote in Xchan and gave us a better understanding of the Yucatan (reviews for the tour are separate on tripadvisor and would highly recommend even if you aren't staying at Layla). The guesthouse is expanding to accommodate larger sized groups, and we would definitely look to come back the next time we are in PM!

  • Submitted: Jun 13, 2016
  • Stayed: May 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Many thanks for sharing your thoughts certainly enjoyed Puerto Morelos for all it has to offer, balancing activities with relaxation... Hope to see you both again vey soon !
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  • 5 of 5

We spent 10 days at Layla Guesthouse. The rooms were lovely and useful - small fridge, 2 burner stove top, sink and all the pots and cutlery you could need. The bathroom is the show stopper - the "open air" shower is beautiful. Nice little deck with chairs to enjoy some down time. The view from the pool (on the second/third floor) is amazing. The guesthouse is in a residential area - so you are bound to experience the sounds of Mexico! Robin and Steve are great hosts - have wonderful recommendations for restaurants and tours. They offer a class or lecture nearly every evening should you like to attend. Can't wait to go back.

  • Submitted: Jan 28, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: ...and we cant wait for you to come back !! Thanks for your comments....
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Nearest Airport
20 Kilometres
Nearest Barpub
200 Metres
Bara bara
Nearest Ferry
20 Kilometres
Playa del Carmen
Nearest Golf
10 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
2 Kilometres
Rt 307
Nearest Restaurant
The Soup Kitchen @ Layla
Nearest Beach
Puerto Morelos
Car: not necessary

People come here in part because Puerto Morelos offers the best snorkeling in the area on the 2nd largest reef in the world. Day trips to amusement parks including, zip lines, paintball, horseback riding, nature reserves, nature parks, cenotes, Mayan villages and many more activities to supplement the major hammock - beach pastime. Be sure to ask about Layla's Mayan Nature Experience Cenote Tour !!!


Rates & Availability

Puerto Morelos Studio Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Owner accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly * Event
High 2017
Jan 1 2017 - Apr 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest
Summer 2017
May 1 2017 - Aug 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Fall 2017
Sep 1 2017 - Nov 30 2017
3 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $20 per night, per additional guest
Early High 2017-18
Dec 1 2017 - Dec 16 2017
3 night minimum stay
Holiday 2017-18
Dec 17 2017 - Dec 31 2017
3 night minimum stay
High 2018
Jan 1 2018 - Apr 30 2018
3 night minimum stay
Summer 2018
May 1 2018 - Aug 31 2018
3 night minimum stay
Fall 2018
Sep 1 2018 - Nov 4 2018
3 night minimum stay
Early High 2018-19
Nov 5 2018 - Dec 17 2018
3 night minimum stay
Holiday 2018-2019
Dec 18 2018 - Dec 31 2018
1 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
2 night minimum stay
Notes: Rates are based on 2 guests; add $30 per night, per additional guest

Additional information about rental rates

Tax Rate 16.0%

We are easy going and hope to treat you as we would want to be treated.....just as we expect our guests to respect our Layla as they want to be respected.

Owner's Cancellation Policy

100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.

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